Project Controls Director


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP362-2389

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

WSP Middle East are currently looking for a Project Controls Director to develop, deliver, maintain,and manage standard and consistent full suite of Project Controls i.e., Cost Estimating, Cost Management, Planning & Scheduling, Risk Management, Contract Administration, and Information Delivery to a major project in Riyadh

Your new role, what's involved?
* Establish and implement the project controls process and system.
* Provide project management support in the development of the work breakdown structure, activities, logic, resources and progress of the integrated project schedule, i.e. baseline
* Identify, implement and maintain the complete controls structure, tools and procedures needed for the program based on the contracting strategy, execution plan and the risks identified for different projects
* Provide strategic guidance to the program controls team consistent with the different project's execution strategy
* Lead the development of cost management, planning and progress monitoring procedures


We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* 20+ years of direct, relevant experience with cost and scheduling and/or Project Management in an Engineering & Construction environment
* Preferably a degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or Project Management
* Possess 10+ years experience in delivering fully coordinated, multi-disciplinary Project Controls Management for Project Management and Construction Management on large mixed-use development projects in the capacity of Project Controls Manager or Project Controls Director
* Worked for an international consultancy for around 15-20 years with ideally 5 years of experience in the Middle East
* Project Controls Management experience on PMC projects
* Demonstrated ability to work independently on complex project controls issues, manage conflict and provide resolution using a combination of technical skills, leadership, teamwork and people management skills
* Broad knowledge of applicable Project Controls software's and tools

What's in it for you?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important - be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring.? Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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Director salaries in Riyadh

Average monthly compensation
SAR 59,000

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